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incipient

 [in-sip´e-ent]
beginning to exist; coming into existence.

in·ci·pi·ent

(in-sipē-ĕnt)
Not fully formed; vestigial; beginning to appear.
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Finally those with incipiently violent self-images committed violent criminal acts only in situations in which they formed physically defensive or frustrative-malefic interpretations.
52), responses to Robert that were a reawakening of her youthful sexual fantasies: "she recognized anew the symptoms of infatuation which she had felt incipiently as a child, as a girl in her earliest teens, and later as a young woman" (p.
The model is only incipiently relevant to mainland China or Vietnam and not at all to North Korea.
Ironic, distant, and yet informed also by helpless affection, the tribal affection of mortal for mortal, all of us flawed, doomed, embarked on courses of damaging affection, always ready to respond to Spanish music, in our foolish, desperate obsessions, all of us incipiently scarred.
A second reason, as Martin points out in his book, is the continued dominance - in the sociological literature as well as in the musicological academy - of 'classical music', bringing with it incipiently anti-sociological assumptions of immanent meaning and trans-historical value.
This fact lays considerable emphasis on the Neandertal as someone who seeks to control his surroundings, an incipiently modern quality.
Heninger goes on very revealingly to construe the theater as a kind of mimesis-in-action which relates to the whole rhetorical history of [Greek Text Omitted] - that is, the making of things real via words - and to the influence of Aristotle's Poetics as promoting what he calls an "incipiently empiricist esthetic."
(Compare center of [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 4 OMITTED].) The system is said to have two phases: the "dense" of "particulate phase" of the incipiently fluidized particles and the "lean" or "bubble phase" of pure gas.
Hyde learned how to write here because of what she wrote about there, thinking through connections, transports, overlays, and slippage; finding ways to light up the distance between one tradition and herself, incipiently another.
It identifies and addresses a new audience that is "incipiently bicultural" and knowledgeable about both the East and the West.
Wilson, with surprisingly little modification of the Aristotelian original, argues against contemporary heirs of the sophists that virtually all of us are incipiently moral beings.
Mary McGrory, writing like a strict doyenne to an incipiently delinquent grandson, felt obliged to remind Clinton that he was not Louis XIV.[47]